Exposed: Globally Renowned Activist Collaborated With Intelligence Firm Stratfor 08:10 Noll 05 0 comments
Galway Bay salmon farm halted as EU concerned by ‘Fundamental errors’ in scientific data 00:08 Noll 01 0 comments
Tom Gilmartin -Key Planning Tribunal Witness -dies and is buried 22:40 Samh 27 0 comments
P.O.W Christmas Appeal 18:43 Samh 25 0 commentstuileadh >>
The Irish Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is sponsoring an invite only fracking workshop in London this Friday 15th Nov 2013 as part of its long term plan to introduce fracking in Ireland. It has already commissioned research to help 'determine best practice guidelines to regulate the shale gas industry in Ireland' (all their own words). There is no hint here fracking will NOT be allowed whatever the findings. This same body though is immune from prosecution under Irish law (See Box 1 below) making a mockery of it's regulatory role.
The future is not good for pensions and the further away you are from retirement the bleaker is the prospect that you will get anything like you have paid in. A number of factors have come into play to cause major trouble and nearly all of these affect the underlying basic fundamentals required for a pension system to work and along with the continual counter coup to remove the social gains of the past century by the financial elite, the prospects remain grim.
The coming referendum on the abolishment of Seanad Éireann would, if passed, remove the existing constitutional right of the President to refer proposed Bills to the people for a referendum. It would pass the initial responsibility of passing Bills into law onto the Dáil alone - a dangerous development, particularly where any ruling party might hold an overall majority.A vote to abolish the Seanad would in fact pass most law making decisions that impact upon the people to the Dáil alone, passing such responsibility to a single parliamentary body, thus removing existing safeguards meant to protect against the introduction of unconstitutional or politically or otherwise motivationally biased law.
Abolition of the Seanad would mean that a single body, the Dáil, will be responsible for passing any new laws through parliament, which must then be signed into law by the President.
However, the existing constitutional right of the President to refer any Bill to the people for referendum will be removed from the Constitution.
Today the mainstream media are claiming that there has been a chemical attack by the Syrian government near Damascus even whilst an UN inspection team arrives. The reports have been conflicting with the initial reports claiming 280 victims and then later up-ing it to over 1,300 killed.
It seems like everytime I view the Fas website more and more real jobs are dissapearing from it and being replaced with free labour internships. When I search for specific sectors now all I seem to find are internships. This scheme is absolutely sickening me as it has potentially destroyed several thousand entry level jobs. I can't believe that Joan Burton and the labour party have completely ruined the youth labour market with a scheme which is:
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The Purge in Pyongyang 03:19 Aoine 13 Noll 0 comments
To anyone with a remote interest in the inner workings of North Korea, the recent purge of Kim Jong Un’s perceived éminence grise Jang Song Thaek was stunning in its abrupt ferocity and in the sheer publicity that surrounded it.
Guantanamo Granny tries to arrest Judge 17:57 Déar 12 Noll 3 comments
Margaretta (Guantanamo Granny) D'Arcy's account of the judgement at Ennis Court on Wednesday 11th December
The WTO pushes through bad deal; Developed countries and TNCs are the big winners 10:28 Céad 11 Noll 0 comments
Bali, Indonesia - The 9th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) pushed through a Bali Package in the final hours, extending the Conference to December 7, but at the cost of the developing countries, the poor and the hungry.
Rossport Solidarity Camp Update December 2013 23:40 Máirt 10 Noll 0 comments
VID (13 mins) - Ciaron O'Reilly speaks out for Assange, Harrison, Manning & Snowden in Dublin! 13:03 Luan 09 Noll 9 comments
VID (13 mins) - Ciaron O'Reilly, recently attacked & censored at the London Anarchist Bookfair
Dublin shows us how it’s done [Part 2]: Solidarity in action for Chelsea Manning and family 06:11 Luan 09 Noll 0 comments
The second part of this account, detailing our solidarity trip to Dublin with Private Manning's family members from Wales.
Dublin shows us how it’s done: Solidarity in action for Chelsea Manning and family 22:31 Domh 08 Noll 1 comments
A woolly hat sent with love from California leads me to Chelsea Manning’s Welsh Mum, we catch and run with a rugby ball, Ciaron’s faith carries us to Ireland and the Irish respond with gifts of truth for Wales.
Nelson Mandela has died 22:10 Déar 05 Noll 4 comments
Former South African president and anti-aparteid icon Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95
Limit Fluoride to Prevent Lead Poisoning, study says 10:39 Déar 05 Noll 0 comments
This is just one of the hundreds of studies indicating that ingesting fluoride is deleterious to human health. Unnecessary and health-robbing fluoride chemicals are added to public water supplies because it satisfies the political will of powerful special interest groups. It's up to each of us to demand fluoridation be stopped.
Summary of the Peoples' Forum - Who Polices the Police? 01:09 Déar 05 Noll 0 comments
Last Saturday week (23rd Nov) in Inver Community Hall, the 2013 Peoples' Forum was held entitled "Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? - Who Polices the Police?.
The need to re-establish independent national currencies Noll 12 1 comments
At a time when the Government is advancing the ridiculous proposition that the Irish State is "regaining its economic sovereignty" by leaving the Eurozone bailout, sensible people will be more concerned at the possibility of a Cypriot-style "bail-in" for the Irish banks, entailing confiscation of customer deposits over €100,000, as the euro-currency crisis continues and the planned EU "banking union" makes provision for such steps.
Did fluoridation cause the current dental health crisis? Noll 11 0 comments
By mistakenly focusing on the drug fluoride, since 1945, dentists missed the opportunity to reduce tooth decay by promoting tooth-required nutrients such as calcium, Vitamins A, C and D. Could the current tooth decay epidemic in the US be attributed to that blunder?
Article 13.....French law, just passed Noll 11 0 comments
Yesterday the French Senat passed article 13 of the 2014-2019 French Defense Bill , an attack on freedom and fundamental rights.
Hare coursing savagery held in appalling weather conditions! Noll 10 7 comments
Hares AND Greyhounds being forced to run in appalling weather conditions. Many greyhounds injured...
Smithwick and the hypocrisy of it all. Noll 05 1 comments
Glaring hypocrisy in the light the Smithwick tribunal.more >>
Starved & Tied up at Urlingford Pound Noll 12 0 comments
Medium Geoff Keating is fighting to get his horses returned to him after Urlingford Pound entered private property in North Dublin and removed 15 horses.
Revised Wind Farm Guidelines will do nothing Noll 12 Friends of the Irish Environment 0 comments
The revised wind guidelines published today by the Minister for Environment do not address most of the key issues concerning windfarms and fail to provide any detail on the single issue of noise and flicker they do address
The Roscommon Anthology Noll 05 Roscommon Literary Heritage Group 0 comments
The Roscommon Anthology is more than a celebration of Roscommon's literary heritage; it is a book of national importance. The anthology with accompanying literary map reminds us that even the greatest literature is local.
The destruction of Kilkieran Bay and Bertraghboy Bay by our state. Nine new cages for Kilkieran Bay and 5or 6 for Bertraghboy Bay in Connemara and more to be added. You could practically walk to them from the shore and this is an SAC and SPA.
Philippines: Justice for Ka Norvict! Noll 04 0 comments
Akbayan Partylist condemns the cold-blooded murder of its fisherfolk leader Honorio “ Norvict” Baculao in Bohol. Ka Norvict, as he is fondly called by comrades in the civil society community and social movements, had just attended a municipal assembly of civil society groups and basic sectors in Getafe, Bohol on Tuesday when he was shot in the head by a lone gunman. We extend our deepest condolences to his family, friends and comrades who are grieving his loss.